on 11 October 2011
There are not many textbooks out there for medical students on such a specialized medical field - ophthalmology. This book is, in my opinion, the perfect book for any medical student that want to know a little bit more than 'just enough' in the field. I found the clinical pictures in this book very useful and better than some of the 'crash course' books out there in the market. I like how the book covers from the basics to ophthalmology (i.e History and examination, drugs, and microbiology) to the diseases in ophthalmology. I love the section at the end of the book called 'clinical decision making' and it helps bring all aspects of the book together - allowing medical students to start thinking clinically in ophthalmology.
on 12 January 2005
This book is written in a way that is easy to understand, but gives all the useful information you need if you are a nurse or doctor learning about ophthalmology, with excellent pictures.
I have the 1999 version at the moment and have found it very useful for post-reg nursing assignments, but it would be equally useful for pre-reg nurses or doctors.
I am assured by Brad Bowling himself that the new version is an improvement even on the 1999 version and intent to get one.